Paudie Coffey

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Downsizing apartments

Dublin City Council’s climbdown from the high standards it had set for apartment design just a few years ago is already being seen as a shameless capi(...)

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment Paudie Coffey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Irish Water will pass the Eurostat test next year, allowing it to be taken off the State’s books, because the number of people paying water charges wi(...)

The Urban Regeneration and Housing Bill allows local authorities to impose a vacant sites levy on lands suitable for housing that are left idle by their owners. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

New legislation to end land-hoarding and to stop developers “buying their way out” of social-housing obligations has been passed by the Oireachtas. Th(...)

Cracks in the outer wall of a house affected by pyrite. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The keys have been handed over to the owners of some of the first houses repaired under the Government’s €10 million pyrite resolution scheme. Residen(...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services

Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services. She sa(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park, where he was due to play five concerts last year.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Proposals issued by the Government this week will not prevent a fiasco like last year’s cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts in Croke Park recurr(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney has introduced a bill in the Dáil to allow electronic devices for people with sight difficulties so that they can vote independently. File  photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Proposals for electronically assisted voting are to be considered by the Government. Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney introduced a bill in the Dáil to all(...)

Minister of State at the Department of the Environment Paudie Coffey. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Irish Water provisions, which ensure a house cannot be sold until charges are paid, have been introduced to bring “clarity and certainty for landlords(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park Dublin last year where he announced details of the first two concerts for July 2014  at that venue. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Event promoters must hold meetings with local authorities before they advertise or start selling tickets, according to regulations announced by the (...)

The Government has announced a series of new requirement for event promoters in a bid to prevent a reoccurance of the Garth Brooks scenairo when tickets were sold before planning was secured.

Event promoters will be required to hold consultation with local authorities and interested parties before advertising a concert, the Government has a(...)

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